Whenever we talk about how the technology has changed our lives, we come across many good and bad things which have given to us by it. Along with many advantages, it provided us in every field, a lot of negative effects of technology are also there in many aspects. The problem is not actually with the presence of technological advancements, but the way in which we dealt them with, had caused an immense effect on our behaviors. Creative Destructions result when it comes to the wrong usage of technology. Here are few negative effects of technology given below which make us think that is technology good or bad:
1. Depletion of natural resources
Advancements in numerous fields have come to us in exchange for great damage to the environment. The technology uses the natural resources as fuel to earn billions of resources in really small time. It led to depletion of natural resources at a faster level.
Many products made by industry nowadays have filled the air, water and soil with many toxic chemicals. Insecticides, gasses emitted in the air, oil leakages in water, garbage from industry, etc. are the main reasons for producing the negative effects of technology. We are living in the world where the air we inhale is not even pure, and there is a high risk of impurities in the water we drink.
Along with the growing rate of pollution, advancements in weaponry and ammunition led to increased risk of wars which can cause a huge loss of humanity on the planet.
4. Health problems
With the increased rate of pollution, many diseases are evolving every day. To win the fight against the breakout of diseases, we need to deal with pollution which itself is a destructive product of the modern technology.